Xiaomi Granted A Preliminary Injunction By U.S. Court

Earlier this year, Xiaomi was blacklisted by the US Department of Defense over allegations of being a “Communist Chinese Military Company”. The action was carried out in the last days of President Trump’s term prevented US companies from investing capital in Xiaomi and naturally raised concerns if more severe measures could be taken in a similar manner to Huawei’s ban.

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In a sigh of relief, Xiaomi has been granted a preliminary injunction by the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia which lifts the investment restrictions for US companies. U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras expressed his doubts that civilian Chinese companies like Xiaomi pose a direct threat to the National security of the United States and commented there is no evidence of Xiaomi sharing information with the Chinese government.

According to a press statement, Xiaomi declared in will continue to request that the “Communist Chinese Military Company” designation be removed as its use is arbitrary and volatile. Xiaomi also reiterated its commitment to work with its global partners to help bring its innovative technology to more users around the world.


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